FFP 212 | Vegetarianism Explained | Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride


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Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride is a medical doctor who graduated in Russia, and after practising for five years as a Neurologist and three years as a Neurosurgeon she started a family and moved to the UK, where she got her second postgraduate degree in Human Nutrition. She is well known for developing a concept of GAPS (Gut And Psychology Syndrome), which she described in her book Gut And Psychology Syndrome - Natural Treatment for Autism. If you haven’t heard episode 66, make sure to take a listen to our first interview together all about the GAPS diet.

In today’s episode, we’re talking about Dr. Natasha’s new book Vegetarianism Explained.

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Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What type of scientific research has been done on vegetarian and vegan diets?
  • What is the difference between the way the body handles plant and animal foods?
  • What is the difference between herbivorous animals and omnivorous animals?
  • How is animal protein and fat digested in the body?
  • The basic composition of the human body
  • Do meat and fat cause cancer and heart disease?
  • What is the role of animal foods in the body?
  • What is the role of plant foods in the body?
  • Is veganism a diet or a form of fasting?
  • The moral, political, and ideological reasons for vegan and vegetarian diets
  • An alternative to factory farms and animal cruelty
  • The devastating environmental impact of big commercial agriculture
  • What does commercial agriculture do to the soil?
  • The link between diet and strengthening the immune system
Connect with Dr. Natasha: You can connect with Dr. Natasha on her website! and the GAPS diet website!

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